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Subject: Corroding metal cans

Corroding metal cans

From: David Hallam <hallam>
Date: Monday, July 8, 1996
Catherine Akeroyd <icssyd [at] magna__com__au> writes

>Recently we have been asked to conserve 17 metal cans taken from
>Evans Hut (Antarctica).  The cans are in poor condition and are
>corroding quite badly.

How about low Low temp. low RH%,  O2 and trying minimum intervention?

David Hallam
Senior Scientist
Materials Conservation
Queensland Museum
PO Box 3300 South Brisbane Qld. 4101

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:7
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 10, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-10-7-004
Received on Monday, 8 July, 1996

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